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State Lawmakers OK Medicaid Reforms

Illinois lawmakers have approved reforms to the state’s Medicaid system that are intended to cut costs, pay bills sooner and reduce fraud.


Illinois State Capitol

UPDATE: 2nd Illinois House Vote OKs Death Penalty Repeal

Less than two hours after their first vote failed, Illinois House members voted Thursday evening to abolish the death penalty in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2011

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Lawmakers Consider Slot Machines At Airports

Is a touch of Vegas coming to Chicago?

CBS 2–01/05/2011

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New Methods Likely For Redistricting In Illinois

Both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly have passed a redistricting bill that endeavors to be fairer to minority groups.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Lawmakers Closing In On Income Tax Hike

Illinois Democrats in Springfield are closing in on an income tax increase.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2011